Roland to launch new product via web exhibition

On 1 September 2009 Roland will launch a new and innovative line-up of musical products via a web exhibition called Roland Connect 2009 (

The virtual event will debut over ten new products — including a professional stage instrument right through to desktop home-studio gear — covering a wide range of musical genres and product categories.

The site will be officially opened to the public on 1 September, but in the meantime those of you who visit the site from 1 August can download a Roland-exclusive desktop gadget.

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Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.